Mound Visits, 11/24/21

Many times I attempt to do things all on my own. I make major decisions without seeking God’s wisdom in prayer. God promised that He would give wisdom if we ask (James 1:5). Why do I not ask? My prayer is this, “Father help me to follow you and walk with you, not ahead of […]

Mound Visits, 11/23/21

Abraham Lincoln proclaiming Thanksgiving a national holiday was a great idea. Bringing our focus back to gratitude is always a good idea. “The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy at the same time.” — Douglas Wood “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, […]

Mound Visits, 11/22/21

Thanksgiving is such a special holiday. It’s not about buying things for people they don’t really need. It’s about thanking God for what we already have. It’s about family, food and faith. “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” — Gilbert K. […]

Mound Visits, 11/18/21

God is always with us. Sometimes we feel distant from Him. Sometimes we feel He’s distant from us. Many times, when we surrender our wills to His, we sense His presence. But make no mistake, He is always with us and willing to hear our prayers of desperation and our prayers of celebration. “By the […]

Mound Visits, 11/12/21

Once we proclaim faith in Christ, there will be eyes upon you. Some will encourage and even pray for you. Some will be less than kind to you and test you. Since we are human we will never get it perfect, but we can grow in faith and become more mature, which to me means […]

Mound Visits, 11/10/21

God doesn’t give us a spotlight so that we can see the next mile on our journey. Instead, He gives a lamp so that we can see the next step we take with Him. “In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.” Blaise […]

Mound Visits, 11/9/21

Life gets messy sometimes. You would never know it if you browsed Instagram. Other people seem to be smiling, clever and living life to the fullest. Meanwhile, you may be dealing with funeral arrangements, divorce, a special needs child or a tough diagnosis from your doctor. NEWS ALERT: Those smiling faces on Instagram have gone […]

Mound Visits, 11/6/21

God is not politics, government, rules, philosophy, education or entertainment.“God is love.” (1 John 4:8) “Theology without love simply is very bad theology.”(Paul David Tripp) “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”(1 Peter 4:8) Keith MadisonSCORE International

Mound Visits, 11/4/21

One of the great payers in the Bible is found in 2 Chronicles 20:6-12. This is how Jehoshaphat finishes his prayer of desperation: “Our God, will you not judge them? For we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are […]